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Re: RE: Content selection expressions

Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 21:49:47 +0200
To: "Rhys.Lewis@volantis.com" <Rhys.Lewis@volantis.com>
Cc: "www-di@w3.org" <www-di@w3.org>
Message-id: <fa4ebba15b94.5b94fa4ebba1@tid.es>
Yes I was thinking in using the E.L syntax. Actually we use it in
MyMobileWeb for specifying declarative data binding and some dynamic
aspects of the "declaratively specified" mobile presentation layer. 

Thanks one more time

Best Regards

José Manuel Cantera Fonseca
Telefónica I+D

----- Mensaje original -----
De: Rhys Lewis <Rhys.Lewis@volantis.com>
Fecha: Miércoles, Octubre 18, 2006 6:22 pm
Asunto: RE: Content selection expressions
Para: "José Manuel Cantera Fonseca" <jmcf@tid.es>, "www-di@w3.org"

> Hello Jose,
> Interestingly this is not the first time that DI has been asked 
> about the possibility of using DISelect with other expression 
> languages. I have some sympathy for this, given how awkward XPath 
> expressions look inside XML documents.
> Personally, I have no problem with enabling other expression 
> languages for DISelect. The base reason for picking XPath initially 
> was because it is what is used elsewhere in DIAL, in particularly 
> in XForms. Hence, it makes perfect sense for that to be the 
> expression language for DISelect used in DIAL. This is not 
> necessarily the case in other potential uses of DISelect.
> Right now, there is no particular group within DI pressing for 
> additional expression languages, so its not likely to happen 
> spontaneously. However, if W3C member companies wish to join DIWG, 
> or its follow on after rechartering, to carry that work forward, I 
> think that it could be easily accommodated in a future revision of 
> DISelect.
> By the way, I assume by JSP 2.0 you mean using those expressions in-
> line rather than embedding DISelect in a JSP or servlet. In that 
> latter case you can, of course, already do this. I know I have!
> Best wishes
> Rhys
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-di-request@w3.org [mailto:www-di-request@w3.org] On 
> Behalf Of José Manuel Cantera Fonseca
> Sent: 18 October 2006 15:59
> To: www-di@w3.org
> Subject: Content selection expressions
> Dear all,
> Does the current version of the content selection  standard allow to
> include expressions in other languages than XPATH?  I'm thinking in
> expressions expressed in Expression Language (JSP 2.0) for example.
> Thanks and Best Regards

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